Minnie F Whitham

28 May 1875–14 October 1953 (Age 78)
Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Minnie F

When Minnie F Whitham was born on 28 May 1875, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States, her father, Jonathan L Whitman, was 26 and her mother, Lucetta E. McCreary, was 24. She married Lafayette Baxter on 1 April 1900, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Shelby Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States for about 50 years and Canaan, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 14 October 1953, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Cross Plains, Brown Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Baxter
Minnie F Whitham
Marriage: 1 April 1900
Gale Baxter
Gertrude E Dot Baxter
Edith Baxter
Elsie Baxter
Sherley Baxter

Spouse and Children

1 April 1900
Jefferson, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan L Whitman


    Lucetta E. McCreary





    Jonathan Eduard Whitham



    Lucinda A. Whitham


    Edward Whitham


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): variant of Witham .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Baxter in household of Lafey Baxter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Baxter in household of Laf* Baxter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Baxter in household of Lafey Baxter, "United States Census, 1930"

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